Available for viewing below are our Video series from 2012 to 2015.
New videos for 2016 can be found in our Audio and Video page.

How to Create a Data Module within ADG's R4i Writer
(Part 1 of R4i Writer Video Series)

For tech writers and SME’s out there that want to find an easy way to create Data Modules, this video is for you! Learn just how easy it can be to create a Data Module so that it is ready for you to start authoring, within ADG’s R4i Writer.

Delivering Change Packages within R4i CDMS
(Final of 5 Part R4i CDMS Series)

For our 5th and final instalment within our CDMS video series, Reeta demonstrates how to easily generate a Change Package within ADG’s R4i CDMS.  We hope you’ve enjoyed our R4i CDMS video series.  

Expand Network Using Nodes within R4i CDMS
(Part 4 of 5 Part R4i CDMS Series)

As we continue our R4i CDMS fast video series, during Part 4 Reeta will demonstrate how R4i CDMS provides Node management, allowing you to indicate which Node is to be used by the IETP when opened by the maintainer.

Messaging, Event Log and Settings Functionalities within R4i CDMS (Part 3 of 5 part R4i CDMS series)

Join us for Part 3 of our 5 part video series, showcasing ADG’s R4i CDMS. Within this short video, Reeta will demonstrate the Messaging, Event Log and Settings functionalities available, within R4i CDMS. 

How to Upload R4i MobieTP to R4i CDMS and Locate the Installer on Google Play Store
(Part 2 of R4i CDMS series)

Within Part 2 of our 5 part CDMS ‘fast video’ series, Reeta will demonstrate how R4i MobieTP can be uploaded to R4i CDMS (Content Distribution Management Server) and how to locate the installer on Google Play Store.

Introducing ADG R4i CDMS
(Part 1 of 5 part R4i CDMS series)

R4i CDMS enables publishing teams the flexibility to publish, update and revoke interactive publications directly generated from the technical publications repository. During Part 1, Reeta will demonstrate how you can upload and publish IETPs (Interactive Electronic Technical Publications) to R4i CDMS.

Utilizing Language UI Support within ADG R4i Viewer

If you work with multiple lanuages, this is a video not to be missed. ADG’s Reeta Nye will introduce you to the latest R4i Viewer release that now includes multi-language support, enabling the reader to select the language which will be shown in menus throughout the application.

Introducing ADG R4i Brex Validator

Within this video demonstration, Reeta will provide you with an introduction to R4i Brex Validator, a standalone application that allows you to select a Data Module and Brex Module. Once selected, it will then provide you with a report of what information within the Data Module, does not comply to the Brex.

Showcasing R4i Task Manager
(Final of 3 Part 'fast video' Series)

For our third and final video of our 3 Part ‘fast video’ series on R4i Task Manager, Reeta Nye provides us with a snapshot of the reporting capabilities associated with this dynamic software.

Showcasing R4i Task Manager
(Part 2 of 3 part 'fast video' series)

Part 2 provides an understanding of how users can retrieve notifications of tasks that have been assigned to them and also how to update and retrieve the file from the CSDB.

Introducing R4i Task Manager
(Part 1 of 3 Part 'fast video' Series)

Within this first video of 3 part series, Absolute Data Group’s Reeta Nye provides you with an introduction to R4i Task Manager and how to  assign an instruction to a user.

Taking it Mobile with R4i MobieTP

With Technology advancing, the ability to take your technical documentation mobile is fast evolving. Within this short video, Absolute Data Group’s Reeta Nye will provide you with an introduction to viewing an IETP on an Android Device.

Utilising R4i Cross Reference Manager
in Arbortext Editor

Within this short video, Absolute Data Group’s Tracey Orso will demonstrate using R4i Cross Reference Manager within Arbortext Epic Editor, whilst having interaction from the authoring environment, directly into the R4i Common Source DataBase (R4i CSDB).

How to Preview your Engineering S1000D Data Modules utilising R4i IPD Manager

Join Reeta for the second part of the conversion process, where she will demonstrate the settings available that allow for dynamic build of the IPD Data Modules, placing them straight into the R4i CSDB for review.

How to Convert your Engineering Data
into S1000D Illustrated Parts Data (IPD) Data Modules,
utilising R4i IPD Manager

Reeta will provide you with an understanding of how to create a customised mapping of your content so that it will comply to the S1000D requirement.  Watch this informative video to see Reeta showcase the many benefits of utilizing ADG’s R4i IPD Manager.

How to Author S1000D Data Modules with Common Information Repository, using R4i WorkSpace

Within this short video, ADG’s Reeta Nye will provide insight on how you can use R4i WorkSpace in Adobe FrameMaker v12, to insert Common Information Repository content into your Procedural Data Module. Once this content has been inserted, this will be displayed in your IETP when it is generated. 

How to Use XSLT Parameters in R4i CSDB Media Generator, when creating IETPs

Within this short video Reeta Nye will demonstrate how to use XSLT Parameters in R4i CSDB Media Generator, when creating IETPs.  The XSLT Parameters allow you to filter content based on the selection you make. Your XSLT Parameters must be built into the XSLT.  Once they are available, you can quickly and easily apply the selection to make sure that you are getting the correct presentation of content.

How to build SCORM training Packages (PIF)
using R4i Binder

Reeta will provide you with an understanding of how to create a customised mapping of your content so that it will comply to the S1000D requirement.  Watch this informative video to see Reeta showcase the many benefits of utilizing ADG’s R4i IPD Manager.

R4i ReViewer - Update your S1000D content
with the XSLT Development Toolbar

Join ADG’s Reeta Nye for a demonstration on how you can use the R4i ReViewer XSLT Developer Toolbar to test the presentation of your S1000D Data Module content within R4i Viewer.  These tools provide you with a quick and easy environment to test the changes that you make in your XSLT.

Using the S1000D Product Cross-reference Table (PCT)
to apply Applicability to your Content in R4i CSDB - ADG

In this third and final video in the ACT/PCT Series, we look at how this applicability is displayed via easy PCT selection options in the R4i CSDB Media Generator window. 

Using the Reference Tables within R4i WorkSpace
while you Author (Part 2 of 3 Part ACT/PCT Video Series)

Welcome to our second video of ADG’s 3 part series, on working with the S1000D ACT and PCT modules using R4i WorkSpace.  In this latest video, Reeta provides a demonstration of R4i WorkSpace and the insertion of Applicability into the content of a Data Module.

Working with S1000D ACT/PCT Modules using R4i WorkSpace (Part 1 of 3 Part ACT/PCT Video Series)

Welcome to this first video of ADG’s 3 part series, on working with the S1000D ACT and PCT modules using R4i WorkSpace. In this first video Reeta Nye will focus on Defining and Building the Applic Block in the IDStatus area of the Data Module, ready for the Authors to easily use the defined applicability as the work that will be demonstrated in Video 2.

The Benefits of ADG's S1000D Bulk File Writer

Join Reeta Nye as she demonstrates how the S1000D Bulk File Writer feature provides you with the ability to export content from your R4i CSDB with ease. You can also select what content you would like exported and whether you want all versions of that content, it couldn’t be easier! 

How to generate S1000D Reports in R4i Data Module Manager (Final video of 5 part series)

In this fifth and final video of our 5 part Series on Data Module Manager, Reeta Nye will focus on reporting from Data Module Manager, including the Data Module List, Data Module Requirement List, CSDB Status List and reconciliation of these lists. This video is a fast two minute snapshot of where and how to generate these S1000D Reports in R4i Data Module Manager.

How to build S1000D Data Module Shells with R4i data Module Manager (4th video of 5 part series)

In this fourth video of our 5 part Data Module Series, Reeta Nye will auto generate the S1000D Data Module Shells and make sure you know how to handle any warnings, ready for importing the S1000D Data Modules into the R4i S1000D CSDB.

R4i Data Module Manager Prepare References
(3rd Video of 5 part series)

In this third video of our 5 part Data Module Manager Series, ADG’s Reeta Nye will prepare references, including ensuring her S1000D BREX and Standard Data Modules are ready for referencing during the Data Module Preparation.

R4i Data Module Manager S1000D Document Planning
(2nd Video of 5 part series)

Within this 3 minute video, ADG’s Reeta Nye will start on Documentation Planning by defining S1000D Data Module Codes and importing them into R4i Data Module Manager.

R4i Data Module Manager Project Settings
(1st Video of 5 part series)

In this first video of our 5 part series on R4i Data Module Manager (DMM), Reeta Nye will focus on setting up an S1000D project, including defining Schemas and Graphic types for her IETM/IETP project delivery. 

S1000D Authoring Workflow
(3rd video of 3 part series)

Within this final installment of our 3 part series, Reeta Nye highlights how having a flexible authoring environment in R4i Workbench, allows the Technical Authoring Team to see all required data, before finalising content for delivery.

S1000D Authoring Workflow
(2nd video of 3 part series)

Join Reeta Nye as she demonstrates within this quick 3 minute video, how having a configurable authoring environment in R4i Workbench, allows Subject Matter Experts to contribute content without being S1000D or XML authoring experts.

S1000D Authoring Workflow
(1st video of 3 part series)

In this 3 minute video, Reeta Nye highlights how having a robust workflow in the R4i Workbench Authoring environment, allows for task assignment and visibility of tasks.

S1000D Comment Modules
(3rd video of 3 part series)

Within this final installment of our 3 part series, Reeta Nye demonstrates how the updated Data Modules along with the Comment Modules, are issued back to the Reviewer for easy reference and finalisation.

S1000D Comment Modules
(2nd Video of 3 part series)

Learn just how easy the reviewers notes that were saved as S1000D Comment Modules are easily imported into the CSDB for fast review and update of content.

S1000D Comment Modules
(1st Video of 3 part series)

In this 3 minute video, Reeta Nye highlights how the Comment Module requirement in the specification has been enabled as a note feature, offering a fast review and turn around of your IETM.

How a Publication Module can generate a PDF output of your book in under 10 easy clicks

Ever wondered how a Publication Module can generate a PDF output of your book?  Join Reeta Nye as she demonstrates this task in just 10 easy clicks!

Generate a complete S1000D Technical Training Manual using R4i Binder

Learn just how easy the reviewers notes that were saved as S1000D Comment Modules are easily imported into the CSDB for fast review and update of content.

Generating DITA Change Packages and PDF
library management in R4i Binder XPS

Within this ‘snapshot’ video, Reeta Nye highlights additional benefits of publishing within the R4i Binder XPS system.

Publish a DITA Book ditamap to PDF in 5 clicks
using R4i Binder XPS

Join Reeta Nye as she demonstrates how a DITA book map can generate PDF output of your book in 5 easy clicks, using R4i Binder XPS.

How to make a SCORM emergency change
whilst out in the field

Watch this 3 minute video to learn how Training Instructors out in the field can make an emergency change to content online, in the Skills MyClass LMS.

How to update SCORM content in an LCMS
and generate a Delta or Change Package

In our latest video “how to update SCORM content in an LCMS and generate a Delta or Change Package”  Reeta Nye will demonstrate exported SCORM content being played in our LMS (Learning Management System) for viewing by students, then update the content in Skills Studio.

How to include an e-Learning PIF in an S1000D IETP
for Training content out in the field

This video demonstrates how to include an eLearning PIF in an S1000D IETP for training content out in the field.  This short 4 minute video showcases how the Skills M5 Product Suite can assist you in your SCORM eLearning requirements.

Output your training materials as a SCORM
Package Interchange File (PIF)

Ever wondered how to output a training course as a SCORM PIF or Package Interchange File?  In this quick 3 minute video, Reeta Nye demonstrates just how simple it is.  In this clip, Reeta uses Absolute Data Group’s Skills M5 “Skills Studio” software.

Incorporate S1000D technical content in your
training materials in 6 simple steps

It’s easy to include technical content into your training materials and this video shows how it can be done in just a few steps.  This video utilises software from Absolute Data Group, called Skills M5.

Output your S1000D Content Changes as a Change Package PDF in just 3 clicks

This three minute video shows how your changes in S1000D content can be output as a Change Package PDF, in just three clicks, utilising Absolute Data Group’s R4i Binder software.

Transform S1000D Content into a Book / PDF in just 10 clicks

Join Tammy Halter and Reeta Nye as they demonstrate how to turn S1000D content into a book/PDF, in just 10 clicks.  In this demonstration, they are using Absolute Data Group’s (ADG’s) R4i Binder software.

Generating S1000D Data Delivery Packages
using R4i CSDB Media Generator

When contractors export their S1000D data modules for delivery, they often have to separate out which Data Modules are at released or published status before issuing to the OEM or end customer. The easier option is the equivalent of an IETP publish but as an Export function.

How to generate an IETP (Interactive Electronic Technical Publication) in just 6 clicks!

Today we are going to see how in just 6 easy clicks, we can generate IETP content from The R4i CSDB Server – A very simple process! 

How to Install a fully-configured Common Source DataBase (CSDB) in under 5 minutes! A step-by-step guide

The Common Source Database in S1000D can look scary and complicated,  but it does not need to be.  Today we will be Installing an R4i S1000D Common Source Database (CSDB) fully configured for publishing IETM and PDF, in under 5 minutes.  We will show just how easy it can be…